Spastic disorders: Introduction
Disorders characterized by spasms or tightening of the muscles causing stiffness and tightness of the muscles. Spasticity can affect movement, walking and speech and can vary from mild stiffness to severe, painful muscle spasms. Spastic disorders are associated with conditions such as cerebral palsy, spastic paralysis, brain injury and multiple sclerosis. ...more »
Symptoms of Spastic disorders
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Spastic disorders?
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Types of Spastic disorders
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Causes of Spastic disorders
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Disease Topics Related To Spastic disorders
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Spastic disorders: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Spastic disorders
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak....read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or ...read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The condition goes by the name of ...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...read more »
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Spastic disorders: Rare Types
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